Wednesday, November 30, 2005


Random: Books

Wondering through the bookshop on Sunday, I was reminded of the ABCs My Favourite Book from this time last year. I thought last year it would be interesting to see how many I'd read. Since I didn't have a blog then, I never actually bothered. For anyone who can't be bothered reading through it all, I've marked off 28 out of 102.

Here's the list:
  1. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein
  2. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  3. The Bible (Various Contributors)
  4. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  5. Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
  6. Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (Book 5) by J. K. Rowling
  7. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  8. The Hitch Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  9. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown and Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  10. A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey
  11. Dirt Music by Tim Winton
  12. 800 Horseman by Col Stringer
  13. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  14. Zhaun Falun by Li Hongzhi
  15. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban (Book 3) by J.K. Rowling
  16. Captain Underpants And The Invasion Of The Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies From Outer Space by Dav Pilkey
  17. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  18. The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  19. The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  20. The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger
  21. The Pillars Of The Earth by Ken Follett
  22. Magician by Raymond E. Feist
  23. Possession: A Romance by A.S. Byatt
  24. Dune (Dune Chronicles) by Frank Herbert
  25. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
  26. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  27. A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
  28. One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  29. 'Fighting' McKenzie Anzac Chaplain by Col Stringer
  30. Deltora Quest Series by Emily Rodda
  31. Tomorrow, When The War Began by John Marsden
  32. Perfume: The Story Of A Murder by Patrick Suskind
  33. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  34. The Ancient Future Trilogy by Traci Harding
  35. The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  36. Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire (Book 4) by J.K. Rowling and The Power Of One by Bryce Courenay
  37. The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
  38. Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres
  39. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  40. Anne Of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  41. Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  42. Cross Stitch by Diana Gabaldon
  43. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  44. Ice Station by Matthew Reilly
  45. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  46. Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
  47. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  48. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  49. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  50. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  51. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
  52. Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  53. Rage by Steve Gerlach
  54. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  55. The Mists Of Avalon by Marion Zimmer-Bradley
  56. Cafe Scheherazade by Arnold Zable
  57. The Bone People by Keri Hulme
  58. Jessica by Bryce Courtenay
  59. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets (Book 2) by J. K. Rowling
  60. The Fortunes Of Richard Mahony by Henry Handel Richardson
  61. My Family And Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
  62. War And Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  63. Wild Swans by Jung Chang
  64. Mao's Last Dancer by Li Cunxin
  65. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  66. Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  67. Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
  68. Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
  69. The Riders by Tim Winton
  70. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  71. Angela's Ashes by Frank Mccourt
  72. The Age Of Reason by Thomas Paine
  73. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  74. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  75. Emma by Jane Austen
  76. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  77. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
  78. Matilda by Roald Dahl
  79. Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
  80. On The Road by Jack Kerouac
  81. The Bfg by Roald Dahl
  82. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  83. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
  84. A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving
  85. Boyz Rule by Felice Arena and Phil Kettle
  86. Scarecrow by Matthew Reilly
  87. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  88. Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta
  89. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  90. The Thorn Birds by Colleen Mccullough
  91. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  92. Winnie The Pooh by A. A. Milne
  93. Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
  94. The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
  95. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  96. Heart Of Darkness by Conrad
  97. High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
  98. Goosebumps by R. L Stine
  99. The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay
  100. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo and David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

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